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How to dress warm yet stylish during the cold winter months

Marinello ‘One Acts’ begin this week

Beginning this Thursday, students can see three plays by critically acclaimed playwrights in about two hours and won’t have to leave campus. The Marinello Little Theater will play host to “A Dead Man’s Apartment” by Edward Allan Baker, “Hotline,” by Elaine May and “Dinner With Mother,” by JCU communication and theatre arts professor Robert Noll.…

States work to ban Four Loko: While the drink is an inexpensive ticket for the ‘Hot Mess Express,’ it is also harmful to your health

Four Loko, the popular caffeinated alcoholic drink, has gained the attention of students, parents and universities across the country. Featuring neon-colored cans and fruity flavors, Four Loko has become the drink of choice for college and high school students. For many, the drinks are ideal because of their high alcohol content and low price. One…

Support the cause this October: Find your way to help raise money during Breast Cancer Awareness month

Catchy slogans for breast cancer tees have been used around campus this month as JCU students join the rest of the country in supporting breast cancer awareness. Since 1985, the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month organization has helped the fight against breast cancer by encouraging men and women to become more aware of the dangers…

‘Glee’ success continues to hit a high note

“I’m off to notify the Ohio Secretary of State that I will no longer be carrying photo ID … because people should know who I am.” As TV’s newest bully Sue Sylvester is well aware, the hit FOX series “Glee” is kind of a big deal. Almost 13 million people tuned in to watch the…

Acupuncture

While it is a fairly new medicinal practice in the U.S., acupuncture has been used as a healing system across the world for thousands of years, especially in Eastern Asia.  According to Chinese medical theory, there is energy, known as the Chi, that constantly flows through our bodies making us healthy. This energy circulates through…

Beatles continue to rock the world

A Beatles’ revolution has taken the country by storm. Newspapers, magazines and radio shows recount the band’s historic time together from when they were just young musicians in Liverpool to their worldwide recognition as one of the greatest groups of all time.  Sept. 9 marked another milestone in the Beatles historic run with the release…